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Photo Archive Images

The Society has embarked on a digitisation of its large archive of images. A start has been made on our slide collection. It is less accessible than the photographs and much of it has been rarely see. We need members help in identifying the images, time, place, unusual aspects etc. The images have been assembled… Read more »

Kaikoura railscenes after the earthquake.

George Hannah has sent these photographs of the railway in the Kaikoura earthquake area. The media has not shown much of the railway damage in the 7.8 quake. These pictures will be of interest and we wish to acknowledge the photographer, Tim Burt.   The Kaikoura earthquake

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The Kohukohu Wagon

On the roadside in Northland Robin Hoare saw this intriguing relic of the past. Placed there by the Far North District Council and the notice says “Kohukohu Timber Mill: Old Rail Wagon: Early 1800s.” But he observed that the wheels have cranks, which no wagon possesses. “Whatever the very rusty item may be, it propelled… Read more »